Who Says It’s Over?

I don't feel like a very patriotic person these days. I'm not proud of America—neither now nor of our past. I don't really understand what American culture is and, when I do, it makes me sad and angry to think that foreigners associate Americans with loud, pushy, short-sentenced, nouveau riche, white men. At a Gillian …

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Prague & Poland: A Brief Adventure in Photos

I kept trying to write this blog post quickly, and it kept devolving into a long essay because, well, it's hard not to do that when you love to write. So I'm trying to make this into a *photo* essay (not without some relevant text, of course) since I'm pretty sure the internet is actually …

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What I’ve Learned about Forgiveness

In light of the #metoo movement, I've come across some interesting discussions about the role of forgiveness--whether it's an outdated concept, what its utility even is, who gets to give and receive it. I've been on this long road of forgiveness for a few years myself, and I've done some helpful reading on the topic, …

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